ERIC Number: ED375657
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994-Sep-30
University of Oklahoma Bilingual Education Multifunctional Resource Center, Service Area 4. Final Performance Report, 1993-1994.
Oklahoma Univ., Norman. Bilingual Education Multifunctional Resource Center.
This report describes and assesses the 1993-94 (October 1, 1993 through September 1994) activities of the federally-funded Bilingual Education Multifunctional Resource Center based at the University of Oklahoma and serving a nine-state area (Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee). The first section describes the center's service area, staff, and resources and facilities, and provides profiles of activities in each state. The second section summarizes major activities in the areas of program coordination, major training projects, training institutes, and programs providing college credits. Section 3 details the center's outcomes and accomplishments in program management, curriculum and instructional development, culture and counseling services, parent and community involvement, client response to services, and special accomplishments. It also summarizes activities by state. The final section offers background on changes in demography, teacher demand, state and local policies affecting services to limited-English-proficient (LEP) students, and recommendations for change. A resource book for educators serving LEP students in vocational and career education programs, developed as part of the center's program, is appended. (MSE)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Change Strategies, Counseling Services, Counselor Client Relationship, Curriculum Development, Demography, Educational Change, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Programs, Parent Participation, Program Administration, Program Descriptions, Program Evaluation, Public Policy, Regional Cooperation, Regional Programs, Resource Units, School Community Relationship, Teacher Education, Teacher Supply and Demand, Technical Assistance, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Bilingual Education and Minority Languages Affairs (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Oklahoma Univ., Norman. Bilingual Education Multifunctional Resource Center.
Identifiers - Location: Alabama; Arkansas; Georgia; Louisiana; Mississippi; North Carolina; Oklahoma; South Carolina; Tennessee